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La Cocina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, American,
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
+1 520-622-0351
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“quinoa bowl” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place I know for al fresco dining in Tucson. Great place to take visitors as it is surrounded by interesting places to see. Live music in the courtyard is common. Food is tasty service can be slow but what's the rush?

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Great location, fun outdoor seating area. Well shaded. Service was spotty, even though we were the only couple there at 3pm on a Thursday. Water poured from a pitcher sitting outside with the birds and bugs. Disgusting. Cover it or refrigerate it. Plastic chairs make...More

1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Music on the courtyard. Chihuahuas allowed. Hot, hot, hot but with fan fairly refreshing. The burrito was outstanding. Can't wait to return!

Thank FlagstaffWomen
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is the best place in Tucson. The outside historic setting, birds flying around, live music, superb food and wait staff, and Tucson weather make this a 'must go' more than a few times during our annual visit to Tucson. The surrounding shops have high...More

Thank Randi L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The La Cocina restaurant is open to the beautiful and spacious courtyard connected to Old Town Artisans, including a wonderful turtle pond with Copper Ore Car waterfall. The food is excellent and the menu offers a good selection of choices, including vegan items and children's...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I LOVE La Cocina for so many reasons: great vegetarian selections on the menu, serene turtle pond, local musicians performing, plus "Tuesdays for Tucson" every week where a portion of proceeds are donated to a local charity...a very rare display of generosity and well worth...More

Thank sjmilleraz
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Props to La Cocina for the beauty of the space, indoors and outdoors, the excellent live music, and the numerous vegan options. We intended to go for brunch, but tried dinner, instead. We were seated on a patio on a scorching May night. Staff were...More

Thank Kat J
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere was nice, live music was a little loud. Food was okay, nothing to write home about. The Moroccan chicken salad was tasty as well as the artichoke hearts!

Thank Noelle M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Love to go there when they have live entertainment in the back patio. You sit under trees in the evening and listen to the music (not too loud) and have a meal and drinks

Thank JudyK1104
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife and I love La Cocina. Quaint little place with great food and great drinks. Absolutely love eating outdoors.

Thank traveler2151
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-0351
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